Oxford: Printed for private circulation by James Parker & Co., 1879. x,,140pp. plus eight portraits. Original brown cloth, spine gilt. Corners bumped, extremities lightly rubbed; cloth lightly soiled. Bookplates on front pastedown. Presentation inscription on half-title. Internally clean. Very good. One of 250 numbered copies. Memoir of and letters written by Captain William Glanville Evelyn during his time with the British Army in North America, during the Revolutionary War. This copy inscribed by the editor to Sir Joseph Hooker, British botanist and explorer and close friend of Charles Darwin. (Inventory #: WRCAM43858)
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